Wolves Fall in NEAC Softball Championship

Katelyn Warren (22) finished her career with 130 hits for Keuka College
Katelyn Warren (22) finished her career with 130 hits for Keuka College

READING, Pa. — The Keuka College Softball team lost twice on Saturday in the North Eastern Athletic Conference Championship to hosts Penn St.-Berks.

Keuka College (20-9) lost the first game 12-3 in five innings and then fell in game two 5-0.

Penn St.-Berks 12 vs. Keuka College 3 – 5 innings – NEAC Championship Game 1

The Nittany Lions used a big second inning to establish a 6-0 lead over the Wolves. Keuka College responded in the bottom of the inning. Katelyn Warren led the inning off with a single. She would come around and score on a Shannon Johnson RBI single up the middle. A double play would end the inning, however, with Berks leading 6-1.

Penn St.-Berks responded with a pair in the top of third inning. The Wolves got one back in the bottom of the frame on an RBI single by Katelyn Warren.

After a scoreless fourth inning, Berks scored four in the top of the fifth inning. Keuka College was unable to extend the game as they only scored one in the bottom of the inning and lost 12-3 in five innings.

Lead Wolf: Warren and Johnson each had a hit and a run batted in for Keuka College in the first game against Penn St.-Berks.

Penn St.-Berks 5 vs. Keuka College 0 – NEAC Championship Game 2

The Nittany Lions opened the game with a run in the top of the first inning and proceeded to score a run in each of the first three innings. Keuka College had a hit in each of the first three innings but were unable to generate a run.

Penn St.-Berks added a pair of insurance runs in the fifth inning as the would continue on to the 5-0 victory to win the NEAC Championship.

Lead Wolf: Senior Katelyn Warren had a pair of hits in her final game for Keuka College. She finished with 130 hits in her career, fourth most in school history.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College falls to 11-13 all-time against Penn St.-Berks. The Nittany Lions hold an 8-3 advantage in NEAC Tournament games
  • Keuka College finishes runner-up in the North Eastern Athletic Conference for the fifth time in program history
  • Joining Warren on the career hits list is senior Mickenzie Palmer. She finished with 128 in her career, fifth most in school history
  • The loss in the first game snapped Keuka College's school-record 19 game winning streak